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Title Comets and meteors.

Publication Info. Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 523.51 COM    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 523.51 COM    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 523.51 COM    Available
Description 40 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Solar system
Solar system (Mason Crest Publishers).
Note Includes index.
Contents Night sky spectaculars -- Stars of ill omen -- Heads and tails -- In from the cold -- Edmond Halley's comet -- Catch a falling star -- Stones from the sky -- Shaping other worlds -- Many mini-planets -- Looking at asteroids -- Cosmic collisions -- The Hubble Telescope -- Near-Earth objects -- Rosetta : on the way to a comet -- Rosetta lands! -- Nothing but the facts.
Summary Though comets only visit our part of the Solar System periodically, they, too, are among the celestial bodies that orbit the Sun. Find out more about their incredible journeys through space and how they came to be. Plus, read about meteors, the flying bodies of rock and ice that smash into planets throughout the Solar System. See how they have affected the shape and formation of planets, and how Earth is preparing to watch for their approach.
Subject Comets -- Juvenile literature.
Meteors -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781422235485 (hardback)
1422235483 (hardback)

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